The Local Program Positions for the LWV Schenectady County.
Support improvements to the local criminal justice system by:
strengthening the Probation Department and rehabilitation programs in the County.
facilitating the implementation of alternative courts (problem solving courts) in Schenectady County and promoting collaborations to support them.
monitoring the juvenile justice system including Family Court and promoting community-based rehabilitation
Support the protection of environmental resources, land, water and air in Schenectady County:
Advocate for the protection of water resources in the County.
Promote understanding of global climate change and support efforts to mitigate its effects.
Support energy conservation and development of renewable energy alternatives.
Support solid waste management programs that increase reuse and recycling in the County and City.